[Book] Yatate: Artistry, Craftsmanship, Utility: The Japanese Pre-modern Portable Writing Implement

by Robert DeMaria
Published by Yatate Kokusai LLC on July 30, 2020
Text and captions in English

This is the first complete book in English on yatate (portable writing implement). 329 full color images of diverse yatate are accompanied by explanatory and/or descriptive captions. Includes signed yatate by Zeshin, Ogawa Haritsu and others.


For more information, please go to the author’s website:
Yatate Kokusai: https://www.yatatekokusai.com

Available for purchase through Amazon.com, Yatate Kokusai, and Paypal.
Also available at Ginza TSUTAYA BOOKS in the GINZA SIX shopping complex in Tokyo (https://ginza6.tokyo.e.abf.hp.transer.com/shops/1230).

Cover, Robert DeMaria (c) 2020


If you are interested in Japanese lacquerware,
I highly recommend The Book of Urushi that I
co-translated with Michael Brase (available at
Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk, or Amazon.co.jp).
For details, please read my posts on its original
Japanese version and the English translation!

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